Monday, September 16, 2019 I serving the tri-state region
RIBBON CUTTINGS, OPEN HOUSES
& PRESS CONFERENCES
Mon Sept 16 - Ribbon Cutting at 1:30 PM for new Chamber member, Simple Life, 400 Martha St. They have just completed renovating their new space. There will be light refreshments, snacks and tours following the ribbon cutting.
Tue Sept 17 - Ribbon Cutting at 1:00 PM for new Chamber member, Beautycounter, hosted at the Siouxland Chamber, 101 Pierce St. - in our newly renovated facility. Stay for our Retail Roundtable following this ribbon cutting.
Wed Sept 18 - Ribbon Cutting at 4:30 PM for new Chamber member, Pawsitive Pet Services, 1911 Highway 20, Lawton, IA.
Mon Sept 23 - Ribbon Cutting at 4:00 PM for new Chamber member, Marto Brewing, 930 4th St. Come and learn about their line up of beers brewed in their state of the art brewhouse.
Tue Sept 24 - Ribbon Cutting at 4:00 PM for Riverview Surgical Center, 201 East 4th St., South Sioux City, NE. They are celebrating their grand opening. Open house begins at 3:30 PM with comments from Governor Pete Ricketts and ribbon cutting at 4:00 PM.
Wed Sept 25 - Ribbon Cutting at 4:30 PM for new Chamber member, Neveria Y Antojitos Cuauhtemoc, 2116 Court St.
Thur Sept 26 - Ribbon Cutting at 4:30 PM for new Chamber member, Gotcha Covered of Siouxland, at Pella Windows and Doors Showroom, 300 Centennial Drive, Ste. 100, North Sioux City, SD.
Fri Sept 27 - Ribbon Cutting at 10:00 AM for Sioux City Art Center , 225 Nebraska St. They are unveiling their many renovations they've made this past year including a Junior League Hands On Children's Gallery.
CHAMBER EVENTS
The Chamber Events listed below are FREE and OPEN to all members of the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce!
RETAIL ROUNDTABLE
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Siouxland Chamber Office
101 Pierce St.

This month's topic is "Ribbon Cuttings: Why You Should Have Them and Why You Should Attend Them". A ribbon cutting will kick off the meeting at 1:00 PM followed by a presentation of the "Do's and Don'ts" of a ribbon cutting.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM
College Center
1001 College Way
South Sioux City, NE

Attend this Ag Meeting to hear two presentations. First, Graham McGaffin with The Nature Conservancy will share information from his recent trip to China to study the Chinese Loess Hills. Then, the team from Northeast Community College will share the plans for their Agriculture & Water Center of Excellence.
Thursday, September 19, 2019
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

Hosted by:
329 Pierce St.
Sioux City, IA
SAVE THE DATES
October 1, 2019
1:01 PM Open House Reception
5:01 PM Dedication and Ribbon Cutting

Download your invitation here.
16th Tri-State Governors' Conference
October 21, 2019
11:45 AM to 2:30 PM

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Dakota Dunes
Event Center
805 Cottonwood Ln.
Dakota Dunes, SD

LOOK FOR YOUR INVITATION
LATER THIS MONTH
AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT
Birthplace/Hometown: Sioux City, IA / Kingsley, IA

Motto or favorite quote: Only good things are going to happen here today. I try to be a positive person and always looking on the bright side.

What are you currently most excited about with your work/career? I have been in banking 19 years and was recently promoted. I also am excited about our 10-year anniversary at Great Southern Bank.

COMMUNITY EVENTS
Sat Sept 21 - Pets on Parade benefiting Siouxland Humane Society, from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Riverside Park, 1301 Riverside Blvd. There will be a pledged and timed 5K run or 1-mile fun walk. Free food, vendor tables, silent auction, music, games and more after the run/walk. Register for the run/walk and find out more here.

Sat Sept 21 - 6th Annual Baconfest benefiting Siouxland Habitat for Humanity, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino's Battery Park. Enjoy music, pig petting zoo, tailgating games, face-painting, a bacon eating contest and more! Purchase your tickets and find out more here.

Sat Sept 21 - Walk for Mental Health Awareness sponsored by Heartland Counseling Services from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the South Sioux City High School football field. Games and vendor booths will following the walk featuring La Juanita's. Find out more here.

Sat Sept 21 - Nature Calls benefiting the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center beginning at 6:00 PM at the Sioux City Convention Center. Sample craft beers, bid on unique auction items, and visit with artists about their work. Get your tickets and find out more here.

Mon Sept 23 - Deep Dive into Social Media presented by the Set Me Free Project co-sponsored by the Siouxland Coalition Against Human Trafficking (SCAHT) and the Sioux City Human Rights Commission at the Sioux City Public Museum from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM. To register call 712.279.6985.

Tue Sept 24 - Future Ready Iowa Employer Summit, 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM at the Sioux City Country Club. Employers have the opportunity to learn how to leverage Future Ready Iowa funding to help grow their skilled workforce, learn more about work-based learning and partnerships with local high schools and gather information from peers about the innovative ways they are growing their workforce including apprenticeship programs, internships and externships. For registration details and additional information click here.
Are you looking for a great dinner spot before our Annual Meeting tomorrow evening? We have a list of our Chamber member restaurants here.

Check out a list of member restaurants offering specials that evening here.

Need a ticket?
NEW INVESTORS

Megan Lamplot, Owner
819B Gordon Dr.
Sioux City, IA 51101

Rodney McQuillin, Branch Operations Manager
5300 Harbor Dr.
Sioux City, IA 51111
SEPTEMBER CHAMBER
ANNIVERSARIES
The following businesses and organizations are observing milestone anniversaries as Siouxland Chamber of Commerce investors.

25 Years
Walding Chiropractic

20 Years
Bickford Cottage II / Memory Care
MercyOne Breast Care Center
Williams & Company Communications

15 Years
Hy-Vee Mainstreet
TravelPlus TLC

10 Years
Art by Nature
Great Southern Bank-Downtown
Great Southern Bank-Hamilton
Great Southern Bank-Indian Hills
Great Southern Bank- Morningside
Great Southern Bank- Singing Hills
Great Southern Bank- South Sioux City
JEO Consulting Group
Universal Lubricants/Guarantee Oil
Whispering Creek Active Retirement Community

5 Years
Heartland Payment Systems
Perry Creek Laundromat
Poppin' Bottles n' Brushes

1 Year
AgriVision Equipment Group-Lawton
AgriVision Equipment Group-LeMars
Central Valley Ag
HIS Armor
Hobby Lobby
MedPharm Iowa
Primebank/Hamilton
Red Settlement Siouxland
#MemberMonday
How many years has
Hardline Coffee Co. been in Siouxland?
We are new in Siouxland. We've been in business here since March 25, 2018.

What services do you offer?
We offer coffee, vegan/vegetarian menu items.

What is a fun or surprising fact about your business?
We are passionate about sustainability & supporting local businesses.